ACS Editors’ Choice: Astronomical Molecules — and More!

This week: Astronomical molecules, new approaches to drug design, bioinspired smart materials for directional liquid transport — and more!

Each and every day, ACS grants free access to a new peer-reviewed research article from one of the Society’s journals. These articles are specially chosen by a team of scientific editors of ACS journals from around the world to highlight the transformative power of chemistry. Access to these articles will remain open to all as a public service.

Check out this week’s picks!
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Fragment-Based, Structure-Enabled Discovery of Novel Pyridones and Pyridone Macrocycles as Potent Bromodomain and Extra-Terminal Domain

J. Med. Chem., Article ASAP
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jmedchem.7b00017
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Structure and Spectroscopic Properties of [Mg,C,N,O] Isomers: Plausible Astronomical Molecules

ACS Earth Space Chem., Article ASAP
DOI: 10.1021/acsearthspacechem.7b00019
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The Root Growth-Regulating Brevicompanine Natural Products Modulate the Plant Circadian Clock

ACS Chem. Biol., Article ASAP
DOI: 10.1021/acschembio.6b00978
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Bioinspired Smart Materials for Directional Liquid Transport

Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., Article ASAP
DOI: 10.1021/acs.iecr.7b00583
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Singlet Oxygen Generation with Chemical Excitation of an Erythrosine–Luminol Conjugate

ACS Omega, 2017, 2 (4), pp 1367–1371
DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.7b00228
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Packaged and Free Satellite Tobacco Mosaic Virus (STMV) RNA Genomes Adopt Distinct Conformational States

Biochemistry, Article ASAP
DOI: 10.1021/acs.biochem.6b01166
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Subcellular Chemical Imaging of Antibiotics in Single Bacteria Using C60-Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry

Anal. Chem., Article ASAP
DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.7b00466
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